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  1. As requested by Mr. Earl, I have updated Hotel Post #34 this morning; and will continue to do so, monthly.
  2. Here are the answers to your questions above. Parking: Cars will be parked by year: 1920-1929; 1930-1939; you get the drift. Registration Letter Confirmations: The first wave/round of letters are expected to be sent out this weekend. Please remember, as above, once Registration is closed, you will get a second Confirmation with your Year/Parking Space/Place assignment.
  3. Vendors and Car Parts: I expect there will be a number of vendor requests for the 2016 event...which so far, there are. Mr. Brian DePouli has worked out an arrangement for you to be able to rent an 8' table @ $20 each for the week; a table cloth for $10. Please make sure you contact Brian, if we can help you with this service. JB
  4. Here's your October 2016 Buick Celebration Hotel Update: Fairfield Inn and Suites, Bethlehem, Pa. Sold Out Hilton Garden Inn, Allentown Bethlehem Airport Sold Out Renaissance, Allentown, Pa. BCA Block Sold Out Renaissance Inn, Bethlehem Airport A few rooms left
  5. Good Tuesday morning! A few factoids for the 2016 Buick celebration: We have 229 cars registered to date with 309 Saturday night Banquet attendees. Mike-Nancy-Angie and JB encourage you to get your Registration in for the meet; and your Hotel confirmed. You will be receiving two confirmations: 1. The first - that we have received your Registration and thank you for registering early. 2. The second, as we get closer to the Meet, with your show field assigned space for your car(s) and details about the fabulous week you will be spending in Allentown. We are looking for Volunteers for a number of positions and should you wish to lend us a hand for this most auspicious event, please contact me: Jeff1952@tts-us.com Thanks...JB
  6. Good Monday Morning! Here is a Hotel Update as we have four Hotels that are CLOSE to/or sold out: Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Bethlehem, Pa. A couple of rooms left. Hilton Garden Inn Allentown/Bethlehem Airport A couple of rooms left. Renaissance Allentown Sold out. Residence Inn Allentown/Bethlehem Airport A few rooms left.
  7. For those Groups and Clubs within the Buick umbrella, we are now ready to work on our daily "meeting" Agenda. As you have seen, the General Membership meeting will be Wednesday evening at 7pm. I need to hear from others, about their meeting requirements, so that we might reserve space and time for same. Thanks..JB
  8. General Membership Meeting: President Brian Clark has advised us that the BCA General Membership Meeting will be held at the National Celebration Site; Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at 7:00pm.
  9. Volunteers: We are looking for a "few good men and women" to assist us in Celebrating 50 Great Years of the Buick Club of America. We have chosen our Committee Chairs and now need help with our daily Allentown tasks. Here are the areas for which we are looking for help: Registration: Packet and Goodie Bag Pick Up Welcoming Committee: Smiling Faces Preferred Show Field Parking Assistants: A place for everyone and everyone in their assigned space Tour Bus Docents: Around the World of Allentown in 80 Days Trailer Parking: Organized Parking is key to a safe event Set Up: Monday, July 25, 2016 Clean Up: Sunday, July 31, 2016 If you are interested in helping, please e-mail me at Jeff1952@tts-us.com. I will get you hooked up with the Chair of Choice. Thank you....JB
  10. Good Tuesday Morning. Here is your Labor Day Registration update: Member Registrations 201 Guests 20 Car Registration 194 (1,000 is our capacity) BCA Banquet 260
  11. We checked availability at all of the hotels and the Fairfield Inn, Hilton Garden Inn Airport, Residence Inn Airport and Renaissance are the only ones on the list that are sold out or nearly sold out at this time. We are not able to get additional rooms at either the Fairfield or Residence Inn, but are trying to get more rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn and Renaissance. All of the other hotels on the list, with rates starting at $99, are available. The hotels with the largest blocks include the Best Western Plus Lehigh Valley Hotel, the two Holiday Inn properties and the Wingate by Wyndham. We hope this helps! Christopher and Kris
  12. Thank you for your patience. We just received the following information about online reservations at the Renaissance: Here is the reservation link your guests can use to make online reservations: http://www.marriott.com/meeting-event-hotels/group-corporate-travel/groupCorp.mi?resLinkData=Buick%20Car%20Club%20of%20America%20Room%20Block%5Eabebr%60bcabcaa%60179.00%60USD%60false%604%607/25/16%607/31/16%606/25/16&app=resvlink&stop_mobi=yes (Or Ctrl-Click the following link): Book your group rate for Buick Car Club of America Room Block You will find the information for your online reservation link below. If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. We appreciate your business and look forward to a successful event. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Buick Car Club of America Room Block Start date: 7/25/16 End date: 7/31/16 Last day to book: 6/25/16 Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate: · Renaissance Allentown Hotel for 179.00 USD per night Book your group rate for Buick Car Club of America Room Block Christopher and Kris
  13. Best Western Plus Allentown (will become a Holiday Inn Express in Oct) 5630 Tilghman Street, Allentown PA 18104 8.6 miles 119/31 Best Western Plus Lehigh Valley Hotel 300 Gateway Drive, Bethlehem PA 18017 5.7 miles 900/375 Courtyard Allentown Bethlehem/ Lehigh Valley Airport 2160 Motel Drive, Bethlehem PA 18018 2.6 miles 120/85 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott 2140 Motel Drive, Bethlehem PA 18018 2.6 miles 180/233 Hampton Inn & Suites Bethlehem 200 Gateway Drive, Bethlehem PA 18017 5.7 miles 300/56 Hampton Inn Allentown 7471 Keebler Way, Allentown PA 18106 11.4 miles 260/13 Hilton Garden Inn Allentown Bethlehem Airport 1787 B. Airport Road, Allentown PA 18109 3.4 miles 92/81 Hilton Garden Inn Allentown West 230 Sycamore Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031 11.0 miles 120/0 Holiday Inn Allentown I-78 (Lehigh Valley) 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville PA 18031 11.2 miles 672/3 Holiday Inn Center City Allentown 904 West Hamilton Street, Allentown PA 18101 2.6 miles 612/8 Holiday Inn Express & Suites (Cherry Lane) 2201 Cherry Lane, Bethlehem PA 18015 8.1 miles 120/2 Holiday Inn Express Bethlehem Allentown Airport 3375 High Point Blvd, Bethlehem PA 18017 4.4 miles 144/56 Homewood Suites Allentown West 7686 Industrial Blvd, Allentown PA 18106 11.9 miles 110/0 Homewood Suites by Hilton Allentown/Bethlehem Airport 2031 Avenue C, Bethlehem PA 18017 3.6 miles 110/12 Hyatt Place Bethlehem 45 West North Street, Bethlehem PA 18018 4.2 miles 360/12 Ramada Whitehall/Allentown 1500 MacArthur Road, Whitehall PA 18052 2.6 miles 342/194 Renaissance Allentown 12 North Seventh Street, Allentown PA 18101 2.2 miles 200/246 Residence Inn Allentown Bethlehem/Lehigh Valley Airport 2180 Motel Drive, Bethlehem PA 18018 2.6 miles 120/93 Sands Bethlehem 77 Sands Blvd, Bethlehem PA 18015 6.4 miles 70/0 Staybridge Suites Allentown Bethlehem Airport 1787 A. Airport Road, Allentown PA 18109 3.4 miles 120/79 TownePlace Suites Bethlehem Easton 3800 Easton-Nazareth Highway, Easton PA 18045 13.7 miles 120/0 Wingate by Wyndham Allentown 4325 Hamilton Blvd, Allentown PA 18103 10.2 miles 540/0 Here is a Hotel update from Allentown: As promised, please see the attached pick up counts for the 2016 BCA Hotels. In reading the August Column, us this as a reference for each hotel: The First number indicates blocked rooms - 100/3 The Second number indicates rooms picked up – 100/3 Updated November 24, 2015
  14. From the Lehigh Valley Visitors Bureau as it relates to an RV: I would recommend Allentown KOA, http://www.discoverlehighvalley.com/405/stay/campgrounds/allentown-koa-campground/ or Evergreen Lakes, http://www.discoverlehighvalley.com/116/stay/campgrounds/evergreen-lakes/
  15. Just for fun, and as an outreach into Union County (Ohio), the Union County Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation Great Lakes Region sponsored a collector car show on the grounds of Honda Marysville, August 15. We drew 200 plus cars including a few very unique vehicles. One in particular, a 1920 Cleveland, built in Cleveland, Ohio, had been purchased from the original owner, by the current owner. Brad and Brent Conley from Mill Creek Insurance, displayed their very rare 1970 GSX, our Gran Sport Poster Car for the Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show in July. Please join us on Saturday, August 13, 2016, as we "Play it Again Sam", at Honda Marysville for the Second Annual Marysville Charity Car Show. Visit us here, for all the details: http://www.unioncountyfoundation.org/MarysvilleCharityCarShow/index.php JB
  16. Join us in Dublin, Ohio, July 7-9, 2016 at the Dublin Metro Center for the 34th Annual Arthritis Foundation Classic Auto Show and Cruise In presented by Honda Marysville. As always, the Central Ohio Chapter of the Buick Club of America will be hosting the Buick Show Within a Show. Thursday, July 7: Legends Tour and Cruise In at The Right Stuff/Get Disk Brakes Friday, July 8: Cruise In with 100 6' tall trophies and 10 "Best of" awards. Saturday, July 9: Classic Auto Show with over 400 trophies. Visit: www.ArthritisAutoShow.com or call Liz Martin @ 614-503-5591.
  17. Hi Christopher, Your group is all set up under Buick Car Club and is ready for your guest to make reservations. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me. Have a wonderful weekend! with hospitality, Brittany Prosoco Sales Manager Holiday Inn Express & Suites 2201 Cherry Lane Bethlehem, PA 18015 610-838-6110 ext. 451 - P 610-838-8231 - F
  18. July 6, is the final cutoff date for Registration for the 2016 Celebration. We will close Car Registration, when we reach 1,000 cars; the capacity of the show field. People registration, continues until July 6, as I have stated above. You may leave cars overnight on the Bulgari Property but not all Hotels will have shuttle service. Those that will, is to be determined by Hotel Registration.
  19. What a GREAT fund-a-raisin idea. I wish we would have thought of that! Courtesy of Allentown & Coca Cola Park. JB
  20. Trailer Parking Location which will be available Wednesday evening for the rest of the week: Coca-Cola Park 1050 IronPigs Way Allentown, PA 18109
  21. Good Morning Christopher and Kristi, I wanted to touch base with you this morning to let you know the group block for the Buick Car Club has been entered into our system and is available for booking. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to call or e-mail me. Have a great day !!! Becky C Zavilla Director Of Sales TownePlace Suites By Marriott 3800 Easton Nazareth Hwy. Easton, Pa 18045 Direct (610)-829-2050 Fax (610)-829-2100 Website : Marriott.com/ABETS 2012 Marriott International Gold Award Winner
  22. The Reatta Block at the Fairfield Inn is being held for-well-The Reatta Club. There WERE a few rooms that NON-Reatta BCA members were able to reserve and they are well-now booked and gone. There are plenty of other Hotels to book on the list and in the area. JB
  23. Hi Keith: You and I have been friends for al long time so if money is an object, my treat! As to Judging, Alan Oldfield, John Steed and Rick Schick have been kind enough to offer their time to work with Keith and Christina to pick the cars for the above awards. JB
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